Safe Travels in #BurlON

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The COVID-19 pandemic is not behind us, but with proper precautions, it is possible to travel safely. We ask that you travel and enjoy our destination responsibly. To curb your travel anxieties, we’ve compiled the latest safety guidelines, along with a packing list and recommendations on how to protect yourself and others.

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COVID-19 response framework: keeping Ontario safe and open

For COVID-19 information in the Burlington area visit Halton Region Public Health and/or view and subscribe to the Health and Safety Notices page on the City website.

Proof of vaccine is required as per government regulations in select locations. Included are restaurants & bars (indoors), nightclubs, Meeting & Event Spaces, Facilities used for sport & fitness activities and personal training, sporting events, casinos, gaming halls, music festivals and several other locations. For more information on what is required for proof of vaccine see the news release here.

 

 

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Protect Yourself and Others

Travelers should follow protective steps and guidelines, as provided by Health Canada and the Province of Ontario. Wear a face mask in public spaces and maintain a distance of at least six feet from others. For further information view Halton Region’s local health guidelines.

  • Wash hands often, use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue.
  • Stay up to date on vaccinations, including the flu vaccine.
  • Avoid traveling if you are sick.
  • Avoid contact with animals while traveling.
  • Be aware of the latest travel advisories from the Government of Canada.
  • Take everyday precautions to stop the spread of germs.

Note: Older adults and people with underlying chronic medical conditions are at higher risk for developing more serious complications from COVID-19.

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Planning to Visit in the Future?

If you are not yet ready to travel to the Burlington area but would still like to show support, please consider the following:

  • Buy gift cards to your favorite local business for use at a later date
  • Book travel experiences for a later date
  • Leave positive reviews for Burlington businesses on TripAdvisor, Google, and social media channels

We are so glad you are considering a visit, we can’t wait to greet you.

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